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audacious

adjective uk   /ɔːˈdeɪ.ʃəs/ us    /ɑː-/
showing a willingness to take risks or offend people: He described the plan as ambitious and audacious. an audacious remark/suggestion
audaciously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
audaciousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “audacious”
in Spanish audaz…
in Korean 무례한…
in Arabic جَريء, وَقِح…
in Portuguese audacioso, ousado…
in French audacieux…
in German kühn…
in Catalan audaç, atrevit…
in Japanese 無礼な, 尊大な…
in Italian audace…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大膽的, 敢於冒險的, 魯莽的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大胆的, 敢于冒险的, 鲁莽的…
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